Action, Participatory, & Teacher Research

Akom, A. A. A. (2011). Black emancipator action research: Integrating a theory of structural racialisation into ethnographic and participatory action research methods. Ethnography and Education, 6(1), 113-131.

Ariizumi, Y. (2005). Five empowering principles of action research that lead to successful personal and professional development. Lanham: University Press of America.

Armstrong, F., & Moore, M. (2004). Action research for inclusive education: Changing places, changing practice, changing minds. London & New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

Benton, J. (2005). Using action research to foster positive social values. Lanham, MD: ScarecrowEducation.

Berge, B.-M., & Ve, H. (2000). Action research for gender equity. Buckingham & Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Blodgett, A. T., Schinke, R. J., Smith, B., Peltier, D., & Pheasant, C. (2011). In Indigenous Words: Exploring Vignettes as a Narrative Strategy for Presenting the Research Voices of Aboriginal Community Members. Qualitative Inquiry, 17(6), 522-533. doi: 10.1177/1077800411409885

Boog, B., Coenen, H., & Keune, L. (2001). Action research: Empowerment and reflection. Oisterwijk: Dutch University Press.

Brown, T., & Jones, L. (2001). Action research and postmodernism: Congruence and critique. Buckingham & Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Brydon-Miller, M., Maguire, P., & McIntyre, A. (2004). Traveling companions: Feminism, teaching, and action research. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Coghlan, D., & Brannick, T. (2005). Doing action research in your own organization (2nd ed.). London & Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Cook, D., & Farmer, L.S. J. (2011). Using qualitative methods in action research: how librarians can get to the why of data. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Costello, P. J. M. (2003). Action research. London & New York: Continuum.

Daley, C. M., James, A., Ulrey, E., Joseph, S., Talawyma, A., Choi, W., . . . Coe, M. (2010). Using Focus Groups in Community-Based Participatory Research: Challenges and Resolutions. Qualitative Health Research, 20(5), 697-706.

Dick, B. (2011). Action research literature 2008—2010: Themes and trends. Action Research, 9(2), 122-143. doi: 10.1177/1476750310388055

Friedman, V. J., & Rogers, T. (2009). There is nothing so theoretical as good action research. [Article]. Action Research, 7(1), 31-47. doi: 10.1177/1476750308099596

Gaventa, J. (1988). Participatory research in North America. Convergence, 21(2/3), 19-28.

Herr, K., & Anderson, G. L. (2005). The action research dissertation: A guide for students and faculty. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Holly, M. L., Arhar, J. M., & Kasten, W. C. (2005). Action research for teachers: Traveling the yellow brick road (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall.

James, E. A., Slater, T., & Bucknam, A. (2011). Action research for business, nonprofit, and public administration: A tool for complex times. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Johnson, A. P. (2002). A short guide to action research. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Kember, D. (2000). Action learning and action research: Improving the quality of teaching and learning. London: Kogan Page.

Kemmis, S., & McTaggart, R. (2005). Participatory action research: Communicative action and the public sphere. In N. Denzin & Y. S. Lincoln (Eds.), The Sage handbook of qualitative research (3rd ed., pp. 559-603). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kendall, E., Sunderland, N., Barnett, L., Nalder, G., & Matthews, C. (2011). Beyond the rhetoric of participatory research in indigenous communities: Advances in Australia over the last decade. Qualitative Health Research, 21(12), 1719-28.

Kindon, S., Pain, R., & Kesby, M. (2010). Participatory action research: approaches and methods. New York: Routledge.

Koshy, V. (2005). Action research for improving practice: A practical guide. London: Thousand Oaks, CA: P. Chapman Pub.

Langan, D., & Morton, M. (2009). Reflecting on community/academic ‘collaboration’: The challenge of ‘doing’ feminist participatory action research. [Article]. Action Research, 7(2), 165-184. doi: 10.1177/1476750309103261

McNiff, J., Lomax, P., & Whitehead, J. (2003). You and your action research project (2nd ed.). London & New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

McNiff, J., & Whitehead, J. (2011). All you need to know about action research (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Miskovic, M., & Hoop, K. (2006). Action Research Meets Critical Pedagogy: Theory, Practice, and Reflection. Qualitative Inquiry, 12(2), 269-291.

Montoya, M., & Kent, E. E. (2011). Dialogical action: moving from community-based to community-driven participatory research. Qualitative Health Research, 21(7), 1000-1011.

Mosher, H. I. (2010). Issues of power in collaborative research with dignity village. Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies, 10(1), 43-56.

Newton, P., & Burgess, D. (2008). Exploring types of educational action research: Implications for research validity. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 7(4), 18-30.

Nyden, P., Figert, A., Shibley, M., & Burrows, D. (Eds.). (1997). Building community: Social science in action. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.

Pedraza, P., Rivera, M., & National Latino/a Education Research and Policy Project. (2005). Latino education: An agenda for community action research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Reason, P., & Bradbury, H. (Eds.). (2001). Handbook of action research: Participative inquiry and practice. London: Sage.

Salmon, A. (2007). Walking the Talk: How Participatory Interview Methods Can Democratize Research. Qualitative Health Research, 17(7), 982-993.

Schmuck, R. A. (2006). Practical action research for change (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Schwalbach, E. M. (2003). Value and validity in action research: A guidebook for reflective practitioners. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Somekh, B. (2006). Action research: A methodology for change and development. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Stringer, E. T. (2004). Action research in education. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall.

Stringer, E. T., & Genat, W. (2004). Action research in health. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall.

Sykes, J. A. (2002). Action research: A practical guide for transforming your school library. Greenwood Village, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Watkins, K. E., & Brooks, A. (1994). A framework for using action technologies. In A. Brooks & K. E. Watkins (Eds.), The emerging power of action inquiry technologies (pp. 99-111). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Whitehead, J., & McNiff, J. (2006). Action research living theory. London & Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.

Whyte, W. F. (Ed.). (1991). Participatory action research. Newbury Park: Sage.

Winter, R., & Munn-Giddings, C. (2001). A handbook for action research in health and social care. London & New York: Routledge.

Zeichner, K. M. (1993). Action research: Personal renewal and social reconstruction. Educational Action Research, 1(2), 199-219.


Arhar, J. M., Holly, M. L., & Kasten, W. C. (2001). Action research for teachers: Traveling the yellow brick road. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.

Bray, J. N., Lee, J., Smith, L. L., & Yorks, L. (2000). Collaborative inquiry in practice. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Caskey, M. M. (2005). Making a difference: Action research in middle level education. Greenwich, CT: IAP.

Cochran-Smith, M., & Lytle, S. L. (1993). Inside outside: Teacher research and knowledge. New York and London: Teachers College Press.

Glanz, J. (2003). Action research: An educational leader’s guide to school improvement (2nd ed.). Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers.

Hendricks, C. (2006). Improving schools through action research: A comprehensive guide for educators. Boston, MA: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon.

Hopkins, D. (1993). A teacher’s guide to classroom research. Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Hubbard, R. S., & Power, B. M. (1999). Living the questions: A guide for teacher-researchers. Portland, Maine: Stenhouse Publishers.

Hubbard, R. S., & Power, B. M. (2003). The art of classroom inquiry: A handbook for teacher-researchers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

MacIntyre, C. (2000). The art of action research in the classroom. London: David Fulton.

MacLean, M. S., & Mohr, M. M. (1999). Teacher-researchers at work. Berkeley, CA: National Writing Project.

McNiff, J., Lomax, P., & Whitehead, J. (2003). You and your action research project (2nd ed.). London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

Mertler, C. A. (2006). Action research: Teachers as researchers in the classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Mills, G. E. (2007). Action research: A guide for the teacher researcher (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.

Pahl, K., & Pool, S. (2011). ‘Living your life because it’s the only life you’ve got’: Participatory research as a site for discovery in a creative project in a primary school in Thurnscoe, UK. Qualitative Research Journal, 11(2), 17-37.

Sagor, R. (2005). The action research guidebook: A four-step process for educators and school teams. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Tomal, D. R. (2003). Action research for educators. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.